The Ardonagh Group announces Director changes

20 November 2017

The Ardonagh Group announces that Daniel Pietrzak and Oliver Feix have resigned as Investor Directors of The Ardonagh Group and that its Board has approved the appointments of Matthieu Boulanger and Aurelio Cusaro as Investor Directors in their place.  Both appointments are subject to regulatory approval.


Matthieu Boulanger

Matthieu joins The Ardonagh Group Board as an Investor representative of KKR.

Matthieu is a Managing Director of KKR and is a portfolio manager for the private credit funds and accounts and a member of the Global Private Credit Investment Committee, European Direct Lending Investment Committee and KKR Credit Portfolio Management Committee. Prior to joining KKR, Matthieu was a Managing Director of HPS Investment Partners (“HPS”), where he focused primarily on private credit strategies in the U.S. and Europe. Previously, Matthieu held various roles in Citigroup’s global special situations group and in the infrastructure and energy finance group at Citigroup in the U.S. Matthieu started his career in Citigroup’s banking division in Europe. Matthieu holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Finance and Economics from the University of Paris IX (Dauphine).


Aurelio Cusaro

Aurelio joins the The Ardonagh Group Board as an Investor representative of HPS Investment Partners.

Aurelio is an Executive Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2012, Aurelio was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs. Before joining Goldman, Aurelio worked as an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group in Citigroup. Aurelio holds MS and BS in Management Engineering from Politecnico di Milano.

Notes to Editors

About The Ardonagh Group

The Ardonagh Group is the UK’s largest independent insurance broker with global reach. We are a network of over 100 office locations and a workforce of 6,000 people.
The Ardonagh Group was created in June 2017, bringing together Autonet, Chase Templeton, Direct Group, Price Forbes and Towergate, with the additional acquisitions of Healthy Pets in August 2017, and the intention to purchase Carole Nash and Mastercover announced in October 2017.
Our understanding of the communities we serve, together with our scale and breadth, allows us to work with our insurer partners to deliver solutions that meet our customer needs.


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